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SoDo Program Gives Seattle Artists Money, Studio and Mountain of Trash

SoDo Program Gives Seattle Artists Money, Studio and Mountain of Trash

An innovative artist-in-residence program digs into our garbage.

Recology CleanScapes Artists in Residence Max Cleary and Meg Hartwig exercises her “scavenging privileges” at SoDo recycling facility.

Moisture Festival's Ron W. Bailey Makes It Rain

Moisture Festival’s Ron W. Bailey Makes It Rain

Former rocker Ron W. Bailey discovered vaudeville—and helped Seattle do the same with the Moisture Festival

Moisture Festival MC Ron W. Bailey presents slackrope walker Esther de Monteflores: “She studied for five years—it’s harder than tightrope. It’s not taut, it sways.”

Sherman Alexie on His Podcast, Kurt Vonnegut and Custard Pies

Sherman Alexie on His Podcast, Kurt Vonnegut and Custard Pies

An author’s popular podcast lives on with a new, political direction

Author and podcast host, Sherman Alexie

Best of 2016: Reader’s Choice Poll Winners

Best of 2016: Reader’s Choice Poll Winners

From our December print feature, "2016: The Year in Review"

From ice cream to pie, your best of Seattle 2016 picks

Olson Kundig’s King Street Station Project: Q&A With Design Principal Kirsten R. Murray

Olson Kundig’s King Street Station Project: Q&A With Design Principal Kirsten R. Murray

The ubiquitous Seattle architect team will design a cultural hub at King Street Station

A rendition of King Street Station

Seattle's Hall of Fame: Food and Beverage, Beauty, Music, Arts and Culture and Books

Seattle’s Hall of Fame: Food and Beverage, Beauty, Music, Arts and Culture and Books

Howard Schultz

‘A Raisin in the Sun’ is Well Worth Your Time

The Seattle Repertory's production features outstanding performances that resonate

Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako (Beneatha Younger), Mia Ellis (Ruth Younger), Denise Burse (Lena Younger), Catalino Manalang (Travis Younger), Richard Prioleau (Walter Lee) in A Raisin in the Sun at Seattle Repertory Theatre.

Seattle Opera’s Production of Hansel & Gretel Gets a Comedic Twist

Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel Returns To Seattle Opera

The age-old story of Hansel & Gretel gets a comedic twist in Seattle Opera’s production, opening October 15

SAM’s Fall Exhibition Celebrates Iconic Couturier Yves Saint Laurent

The new show spotlights one of fashion’s most iconic designers

Legendary couturier Yves Saint Laurent in his studio fitting one of his muses, Indian supermodel Kirat Young, in a toile look from his fall-winter 1977 haute couture collection

The PNB Dances into SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park

The PNB Dances into SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park

Don't miss the chance to catch this en plein air ballet performance

Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, with its sweeping views of Elliott Bay, is always an enchanting place to enjoy a warm summer evening surrounded by art. This month, it will host several new works of art when Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) presents “Sculptured Dance” on August 11. As part of the museum’s Summer at…

Duwamish Revealed: A Celebration of Seattle's Only River

Duwamish Revealed: A Celebration of Seattle’s Only River

The Duwamish gets an arts and culture festival devoted to its revival

Standing in a pretty park on the west bank of the Duwamish River on an unseasonably warm day in June, it’s impossible to ignore a tremendous crashing sound coming from the abutting industrial area. It’s as if iron chains are being tossed into an empty shipping container, or maybe tons of rocks are being poured…

The Inaugural Seattle Art Fair Opens This Month

The Inaugural Seattle Art Fair Opens This Month

The Seattle Art Fair brings a Biennale vibe to the Northwest

Presumably, one of the cool things about being Paul Allen is having enough money to fund all of your interests. The Microsoft cofounder has invested heavily in his hobbies, including planes (Flying Heritage Collection), brains (Allen Institute for Brain Science), music, sci-fi and moviegoing (EMP Museum and Cinerama). But he’s also an avid art collector,…

Inside the Mind of Mad Music Scientist Trimpin

Inside the Mind of Mad Music Scientist Trimpin

A musical genius takes the Seattle Symphony into the digital age

Aside from the pink flamingos flanking the walkway, there’s nothing particularly telltale about the exterior of the studio where one of Seattle’s musical masterminds works his mad science. But just over the threshold, visitors are plunged into the inimitable world of Trimpin, the sound artist, composer, instrument inventor and MacArthur genius who goes by his…

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